Daniel was the only person not apparently hypnotised by this glowing form. Perhaps it was his battlefield experience kicking in, perhaps it was because of the pain, horror and incomprehension of the past moments.
Probably it was none of these things.
But he did know about the darkness that had encroached around them, that same darkness that he'd seen earlier spreading through the city. Now he saw only the small area of passageway they occupied, the glowing form, and behind it a door to an apartment.
Everything else was utter darkness.
Everything else, he knew, no longer existed.